OTECH Corporation Announces Leadership Changes

Posts by Administrator Posted October 25, 2022 In PRESS RELEASE

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Rolling Prairie, Indiana (October 18, 2022) - OTECH Corporation, a leader in thermoplastic compounding and one of the largest flexible compound manufacturers in the Midwest, has finalized some key management changes.

Executive Vice President of Operations and Acting CEO Jason Page has been named CEO of the organization. Page has been in the plastics and manufacturing industry his entire professional career and with OTECH 20 years. He has deep knowledge as a development chemist, developing groundbreaking products and solutions for entrepreneurial startups to international companies with revenues of $10M-30B. He brings strong leadership in plant and laboratory management, designing products from wind turbines to pencils created from recycled rubber from automobile tires. Page has been on the leadership team at OTECH for over 10 years and has firsthand experience with OTECH’s manufacturing, quality, product development, supply chain and customer base.

Vice President Strategic & Business Development and Acting President Ted Irvine has been named President of OTECH. Irvine, who joined OTECH in 2017, brings 35 years of plastics experience in key account sales, management, executive leadership and marketing. His entrepreneurial spirit has led him to start and own three companies. Throughout his career he has built and managed departments of sales executives, marketers, and engineers, and has worked in plastics (distribution, color, and compounding), healthcare, government/economic development, and textiles.

The appointments follow the October 1 death of OTECH Corporation founder Jack O’Donnell, who started the company in 1999 and served as President and CEO. O’Donnell was a 40 year veteran of the plastics industry, whose successful sales and management career in the industry started with shop floor duties as a young man. O’Donnell’s full obituary can be found here: https://www.smithcorcoran.com/obituaries/John-Jack-E.-ODonnell?obId=26047890

 

About OTECH Corporation

OTECH Corporation develops, designs and custom manufactures high-quality specialty PVC compounds, thermoplastic elastomers and alloys used in electrical wire and cable, footwear, housewares, roofing, agricultural applications and automotive components among many others. Known for its customized product approach, strong development capability, personalized technical services, and customer responsiveness, OTECH boasts more than 100 UL-approved products including highly specialized flame retardant compounds, low-temperature compounds, and thermoplastic elastomer compounds. All of OTECH’s products are manufactured in its 250,000 sq. ft. facility in Rolling Prairie, Indiana. For more information, visit www.otechcompounds.com or phone 219.778.8001.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Ted Irvine
515.491.7161
tirvine@otechcompounds.com